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left side of the screen. and that storm system will get closer and closer as we approach the weekend. the thing is that it will not come through. the rain chances are pretty slim. there will be higher coming out of the weekend. do i sound like i'm fudging? now we see if the traffic is moving as smoothly as the weather and with sarah caldwell. >> good morning. we are looking at a nice ride outside. there is construction at light street and lombard. we're looking at a nice ride. 58 miles per hour as you make your way on the north side. looking good on the west side. 795 is smooth. five minutes issue drive time
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on 95 south. 11 minutes on the northeast of lou. 11 minutes on the outer loop west side. an easy ride outside. so far so good here on the northeast corner of the beltway. this is traffic at liberty and there are no problems on the west side. over to you. >> thank you. the massive oil leak in the gulf continues to trigger a fierce. >>bp works to stop the flow. boil it is creeping onto the shore line. officials are asking the help of local fisherman -- oil is creeping onto the shore line. >> we are deploying as if this would be a major incident. >> a team of secretaries sent to the region will direct the
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cleanup effort. >> my administration will use every available resource at our disposal including the department of defense to address the incident. >> that presence could include ships and satellites already been deployed to the area. national guard troops are also on standby. a process that could get worse if crews cannot contain the leak. later today, and drilling is expected to begin on a relief well. that process could take 90 days. too long for most here. >> this will affect their life style for years to come. >> especially with oil already beginning to coat the sure. forecasters say wind could push
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oil into parts of mississippi and alabama through the weekend. >> washington takes out a new fight -- immigration. the new law in arizona has immigrants fuming. thousands plan to march. democrats are pleading for republicans to help. there some doubts nothing will happen within the past year. >> i know there may be a fight and another controversial issue. >> there's not a chance immigration will move through the congress. >> the aclu says it should be dealt with fairly. politics could delay any action. some voters could stay home in protest.
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a baltimore county lawmaker is jumping on the bandwagon. >> he is promoting a similar measure in maryland. jennifer franciotti is live with the story. >> patrick mcdonough is leading the charge against illegal immigration in maryland. he has introduced dozens of reform measures. he is drafting another one exactly like the one signed into law in arizona. anyone who raises a reasonable suspicion that they are an illegal alien. police would then be able to make an arrest. >> there is language patterned after the federal law that says you cannot engage in racial profiling. >> we will look at opposition to the plan and talk about the cost of illegal immigration here in
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maryland. >> two more men are behind bars this morning because of a home invasion. troy neal traylor olivari damon bradford damon are being charged as adults in connection with the invasion of day towson home. four suspects help victims at home. the suspects more arrested last week. two baltimore county women are missing. one was last seen february 1. she has a tattoo on her neck. there is a reward for information leading to her whereabouts. police are also searching for rose mary bingley. she is known to frequent dundalk. if you have any reformation, you are birds to call baltimore
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police. >> demand is expected to stand trial. he is accused in the death of stan harris. two other men are charged with harris' murder. we know the names of people who were killed when a plane went down. stephen james reardon and beverly ann reardon were traveling to mississippi when the plane went down. their reports the plane had issues with air speed. >> a bart is expected to close its store today. -- a bar is expected to close its doors today. a man punched a dog that was in
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a car and vandalized homes. security video shows him running in the streets celebrating a baltimore ravens lost last year. the bar has been in business for more than 70 years. >> it was a great night for orioles fans last night. the park has eliminated the scalp free zone. the area was not utilized. some fans are happy with the change. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. would you think about the orioles' decision to eliminate the scalp free zone? e-mail your response to >> 5:07, 45 degrees. the man accused in the fort hood shootings is a glimpse of this possible fate.
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>> here is a live look of traffic. this is 83 north of the beltway. hey thunder, lightning...what's the problem?
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>> good morning. 53 degrees downtown. in the 40's out in the suburbs. it was in the 30's at this time yesterday. the warming trend is on. there is a weather system in the west. eventually it moves in here and provides a chance for some rain. that will not be for a day or two or three. we have sunshine. " the tilt it for you in a few minutes. >> the army -- we will detail the for you in a few minutes. >> hasan is accused of opening fire in texas hurting dozens.
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he is charged with 13 charges of premeditated murder. >> barack obama led the farewell to dorothy height yesterday. the president delivered the eulogy in washington. family and friends wore bright colorful hats. a burial service followed the ceremony. if you would like to see the proceedings, we have posted it on our website, >> 5:11. we will tell you await you cannot give back this may. >> if your morning commute starts in a few minutes, we will starts in a few minutes, we will let you come on in, and i'll give you a free quote. quote and compare in about 8 minutes. now, that's progressive.
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> we made it to friday. are you as cold as i am? but it is cold in here. " it will warm up. >> where a tank top. >> let's check your morning commute -- where a tank top. -- there is construction in this city by plight street and lombard -- light street and lombard. the north and west side are checking in. down to 32 per it 11 minutes on
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the outer loop west side. a very smooth ride this morning. let's enjoy it. here is a live view of traffic. so far so good. problem free as we checked west side. problem free. let's check the buses and trains. good morning. >> good morning. we have a few bust diversions outside. 27 line is bypassing the greyhound bus station. the three expressed southbound his diverted at st. paul's because of construction. be prepared for those diversions. light rail is running problem free curry the brunswick line is reporting no delays. now back to john collins. >> good morning. we have clear skies.
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a couple of clouds and some sprinkles in new york state. thunderstorms in the central portion of the nation. it is this whether that will affect us. there is nothing going on. -- is this weather that will affect us. we're pretty much on target. the morning low to drop down to 36 degrees at the airport. we are roughly 10 degrees warmer this morning. not doing better at all. downtown, 53. 43 at the airport. around the beltway, 47 at randallstown. 45 at rock hall. take a look at the satellite picture. a couple of sprinkles in new york state. a couple of clouds in the
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virginia mountains. here is the next weather maker. it is a cold front. it is just beginning to move east. it will track northport but it will take a couple of days to get here. -- it would track north word. by sunday, humidity is coming into the picture. today it will feel springlike. tomorrow, summer-like. summer-like by sunday as the humidity rises. here is the forecast for today. mostly sunny and warmer. west wind at about 10. 79-84 for the high temperature. the sunset is almost 8:00 p.m. nice, long day to enjoy this nice weather. here are the clouds to the north. a couple of clouds in the mountains to the west.
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as we go into saturday, the cold front may start generating some thunder shower activity in the mountains to the west of us. there could be an isolated thunder shower here. a better chance on sunday afternoon because the pair will be more humid. temperatures will be just as warm. -- because the air will be more humid. by monday, the front gets ill lot closer. here is the forecast. dry today, 82. more humid on saturday and sunday. a chance for a thunderstorm on sunday. the rain chances go up on monday and tuesday. we will be above the average for this time of year correct it almost feels like summer is here. >> the deadline for the first-
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time home buyer tax credit is today. today is the last day to get a purchase agreement signed in order to qualify for the credit. if you own a home, it is the last time to get a $6,500 credit to buy a house per it is part of the activity to ramp up activity in the housing industry. >> it has been instrumental in procuring sales. >> 3 million first-time home buyers have taken advantage of the tax break. unions marching on wall street. jane king has the business news in the bloomberg business report. >> good morning. the big rally between main street and wall street continued. thousands are marching on wall
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street and around the country yesterday. workers are angry and they want the banks to pay more taxes. some were dressed as pirates. they held signs that said break up mega banks. this morning we're looking positive. we jumped the most in two months yesterday. strong earnings drove the market. one local stock we are following, w. r. grace. they are joining a saudi team to build their construction business in the middle east. more trouble for goldman sachs. a criminal investigation has been linked to their mortgage trading business. goldman is already facing civil charges that they misled investors.
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it pays to be more attractive when you run a company. ceo's who appear more competent earn more than less competent- looking ceo's. just theirceo's by appearance tended to have higher income. i'm jane king reporting for wbal-tv 11 news. >> what does competent look like? i wonder. >> i was wondering the same thing. >> much better to look good than to be good. what i think that is true when it comes to running a company. >> do you feel the need to give? you can do that on sunday. the church is holding a drive. a bust will be part to collect all non-perishable food items.
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the church will open its food pantry on monday. >> 45 degrees. we will check your morning commute. >> another quality start for brian matusz. which you use the word quality to describe the outcome of last night's game? >> e-mail your response to what you think about the orioles' decision to eliminate the scalp-free zone outside the stadium? e-mail your response to
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>> for a series that started with a lot of promise, the series ended with a thud. zero runs for the birds.
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they lost 4-0 last night. a quality start for brian matusz. a.j. burnett set the tone early. great defense. nick markakis tracks it down. the yankees are down in the third inning. robinson cano had an in same night. throwing left in time. unbelievable play by cano, who had three hits and two home runs. the second was a solo shot. that comes at the expense of alberto castillo. not a bad night for brian matusz but no run support. >> it is nothing i can control. i have to focus on keeping our team in the game and giving our hitters an opportunity to come through.
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it is tough. a.j. burnett threw the ball well and heat out pitched me. we have to move on to tomorrow. >> the orioles will state in the division against the boston red sox coming to the art. i hope your day is off to a fantastic start. >> words of wisdom for student athletes as they were encouraged to say no to performance enhancing drugs. ray lewis was joined for the fourth annual conference. the professional players said -- workshops showed them the importance of a healthy lifestyle. >> they are the popular kids and they should lead in the right direction. >> allies to cummings served on the congressional panel that investigated steroid abuse in
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major league baseball. >> -- elijah cummings. " the oil spill is escalating and it is all hands on deck. i am kate amara with the story. >> there is the word we're looking for, warm. >> we like that word. not a bad ride outside. it's rainy out there. what do you guys want to do? both: make rice krispieĀ® treats! six. how many cups is it? oh, that's not six yet. whoa. where's the pan? both: over there. ( laughter ) push it down. push it down.
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thank you for helping. it's amazing what you can make out of a rainy day. childhood is calling.
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>> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today in hd. >> good morning. welcome back. i am stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thank you for joining us. let's check the weather and traffic. there is a lot to smile about. >> today is a big improvement treated we will do this in stages. a little better. saturday and sunday at a lit